Hochkirch 2003 Jennifer's Semillon



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Winery/Brand: Hochkirch


With a pale green yellow colour and a complex nose of lemon, nuts and slight grassiness, the palate is unexpectedly rich and full with persistant lemon and nut characters giving a long and complex finish.



The Story

Although regarded as a workhorse in Australia, in the right place Semillon can produce wines of great richness and complexity. In our vineyard with biodynamic nurture it is transformed into a wine of aristocratic breadth . A cool rather wet spring/summer was followed by our usual glorious Autumn. A small crop ripened quickly with wonderful acid/fruit balance at harvest.

Handpicked on the 10th April 2003 fruit was wholebunch pressed, settled for 48 hours without enzymes then racked to wild ferment which began after 5 days and completed in June. Falling bright with gravity our wines are neither fined nor filtered and are bottled by hand using natural corks.

The Specs

RegionHenty, Western Districts, VIC
PackagingGlass Bottle